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Aug 31 2023

Denver to Pay Black Lives Matter Rioters $4.7 Million

The showering of free money upon Black Lives Matter vermin as a reward for rioting isn’t limited to festering hellholes like Philadelphia and the New York. Denver joins in:

Denver will hand over nearly $5 million to protesters who participated in 2020 demonstrations after the death of George Floyd after settling a class-action lawsuit on Aug. 23 that alleged they were selectively targeted for violating curfew, according to the court document.

You want selectively targeted? Try the January 6 protesters who watched leftists riot throughout the country for months on end with minimal consequences, but then were thrown into solitary confinement for trespassing in the People’s House, their crime being protesting against election fraud rather than whiteness.

The lawsuit, filed in November 2021 by seven protesters, alleged that more than 300 people were arrested for violating the curfew. The settlement awarded over $4.7 million to the protesters and promised that the city would not enforce future curfews against persons engaging in First Amendment activity.

Note that the rioters are explicitly rewarded for breaking the law. The money comes from the pockets of the law-abiding.

Don’t expect this to apply if there is another Covid crackdown and people want to protest lockdowns and mask mandates.

Not even the most cretinous sociopath could fail to notice the bright green light. The objective of going out their way to encourage, facilitate, justify, and now financially reward rioters is obvious: our rulers want more riots. They need an army ready for strategic deployment, because next year is the big election — the one that decides whether we turn back from the path Barack Obama and Joe Biden put us on, or plunge over the cliff into national fragmentation and dysfunctional left-wing authoritarianism.

On a tip from MrRightWingDave.

Aug 26 2023

DoJ Comes After SpaceX for Not Hiring Aliens

Elon Musk enraged the liberal establishment by allowing dissident speech on X. The inevitable punishment was not long in coming:

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday filed a lawsuit against SpaceX accusing the company of discriminating against asylum recipients and refugees in its hiring decisions.

As Kyle Rittenhouse can tell you, the process is the punishment. The suit does not need to have any sane basis. It just needs to be an expensive pain in the ass. In the case of suing SpaceX for hiring Americans rather than “refugees,” it also serves as a shot across Musk’s bow.

“Our investigation found that SpaceX failed to fairly consider or hire asylees and refugees because of their citizenship status and imposed what amounted to a ban on their hire regardless of their qualification, in violation of federal law,” said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division.

Put leftist maniacs like Kristen Clarke (best known for her rabid racism) in positions of authority, what else would expect?

[The Injustice Department’s case] runs counter to a 2020 post by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on X, the social media platform then known as Twitter, which read, “US law requires at least a green card to be hired at SpaceX, as rockets are considered advanced weapons technology.”

But you can hardly expect a regime headed by the Chinese asset Joe Biden to worry about the security of advanced weapons technology.

The Justice Department is seeking “fair consideration and back pay for asylees and refugees who were deterred or denied employment at SpaceX due to the alleged discrimination.” It is also pursuing civil penalties…

The Regime is searching for victims to cash in on some jackpot justice at the expense of SpaceX:

The DOJ Civil Rights Division’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section is requesting that asylees or refugees contact the division if they either applied to a job at SpaceX and were rejected; were discouraged from applying to SpaceX because they weren’t a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident; or were told by a recruiter or other SpaceX employee that the company could only hire U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

This overt weaponization of federal departments began under Obama:

“If you speak up against the illiberal regime, they find ways to go after you,” Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale said. “They hope to scare others not speak out like @elonmusk. The DOJ sued Palantir for nonsense after our co-founder Peter Thiel spoke at the 2016 Republican convention, too.”

Indeed, shortly after Thiel spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention, the Department of Labor sued his company for alleged “racial discrimination.”

On Friday, Musk responded to Lonsdale, “The weaponization of government agencies needs to stop. This fundamentally undermines public faith in the justice system.”

By now we are past having faith in any institution controlled by Democrats. As with the Trump indictments, the thuggery could not be more obvious:

[S]hortly after Musk purchased the social media platform last November, President Joe Biden ominously remarked that Musk’s business transaction were “worth being looked at.”

When asked how he would go about doing that, Biden chuckled, “There’s a lot of ways.”

The question isn’t whether you can trust these people with power. The question is how to get them out of power and keep them out.

On tips from Barry A, 6’3″ 215 lbs American Dreyfus, Brian Brandt, ABC of the ANC, and Occam’s Stubble.

Jul 20 2023

$800K Jackpot Justice Because McNugget Was Too Hot

If McDonald’s starts serving room temperature McNuggets, here’s why:

A Florida court awarded a mother $800,000 from McDonald’s after her daughter received second-degree burns from a piping hot McNugget that fell on her lap in 2019.

The jury reached the verdict after less than two hours of deliberation Wednesday afternoon.

Philana Holmes’s lawyers had demanded $15 million. Maybe she will receive the remainder when reparations are imposed.

McDonald’s is a favorite target of predatory lawsuits due to its visibility. In 1994, Stella Liebeck earned $millions by spilling McDonald’s coffee on herself in an infamous milestone in jackpot justice. That’s why cups come with a warning label that coffee might be hot. Surprisingly, there is no “This End Up” label on McDonald’s cups, leaving the company vulnerable to future lawsuits.

Like shoplifting, these lawsuits drive up prices for the rest of us.

On a tip from Wiggins.

Jul 17 2023

Paid $2 million for Flunking Teachers’ Exam

If the Oppressed can earn $11.25 million by repeatedly showing up late for work until they get fired, how much can they rake in by failing a teachers’ exam? Plenty:

Failing the New York State teachers’ exam really paid off — especially for a Queens man who learned this month he’s getting a $2 million windfall over it.

Roughly 5,200 black and Hispanic ex-Big Apple teachers and once-aspiring educators are expected to collect more than $1.8 billion in judgments after the city stopped fighting a nearly three-decade federal discrimination lawsuit that found a certification exam was biased.

“Biased” means the test had disparate impact. That means members of certain groups were less likely to pass it.

This is why we have no standards anymore. Apply standards and you will attract the attention of the racial grievance industry, which will loot you into oblivion.

One reason the jackpot is so extravagant is that taxpayers will be…

…footing the bill for many of the plaintiffs to collect pension checks based on time never worked after they reach retirement age, plus their health insurance.

Adding insult to injury,

The city is also on the hook for the plaintiff’s lawyer’s fees, a sum that totaled more than $43 million last year.

The looting will continue until either we overthrow moonbat rule or the whole country goes bankrupt.

On tips from THOUGHTCRIMINAL2084 and ABC of the ANC.

Jun 06 2023

Transsexual Felon Awarded Half $Million

They don’t make social justice jackpots in Minnesota like they do in New York. Being a woman of color who was late for work 47 times is worth $11.25 million in NYC. But a guy calling himself Christina Lusk was only able to collect $495,000 for being a cross-dressing felon in Minnesota, despite transsexuals occupying the top tier of the liberal caste system:

A Minnesota transgender inmate is being moved to a women’s prison and will receive a vaginoplasty as well as $495,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections. …

Lusk, who was arrested in 2018 and is serving a sentence until 2024 for a felony drug offense, sued the Minnesota DOC last year in part because it deferred Lusk’s request for a vaginoplasty, or “bottom surgery.”

In addition to sex-change surgery, taxpayers owe Lusk half a $million also because other criminals made fun of him for being a freak, instead of revering him as the rest of us are expected to do.

“Inmates would heckle her, heckle her roommates… call her ‘it,’ that sort of thing,” Gender Justice legal director Jess Braverman said, according to FOX 9. “And then there were staff who would say things to her, such as, ‘You know, you’re a man in a men’s prison. I’m not going to treat you like a woman. I’m not going to use your proper name and pronouns.’”

No doubt this qualifies as cruel and unusual punishment — unlike the punishment inflicted on women in women’s prisons who are locked up with male perverts.

In January, the Minnesota DOC joined 10 other states and the District of Columbia in establishing a policy by which inmates can be transferred to facilities that match their gender identity.

Women are getting raped and even impregnated due to these psychotic policies. A progressive might argue they deserve it for being TERFs who insensitively refuse to acknowledge that their rapists are women too.

On a tip from Franco.

May 27 2023

Paid $11.25 Million for Being Late 47 Times

Racist oppression works great: show up late for work 47 times, get fired, collect $11.25 million. Thanks to the politicization of the judicial system, the looting spree known as “racial justice” has no limits:

High-end gym chain Equinox has been ordered to pay $11.25 million to one of their former trainers after her lawyers convinced a New York jury that her firing was racially motivated and not because she showed up for work late 47 times.

Robynn Europe lives near Coney Island. Eventually, she showed up for work at a gym on the Upper East Side. She does not deny frequently being late. Nonetheless:

The jury found that Europe, a former professional bodybuilder, had been subjected to a hostile work environment and unlawfully fired her on the basis of both her race and gender.

What do you expect? These people chose Eric Adams to be their mayor.

Europe claims that a subordinate made racist and sexist remarks. Also, a manager at Equinox allegedly obliged a customer’s request for a white trainer. This manager had already been fired.

Sorry, Caucasian readers. There is no way for you to attain the precious privilege of racial oppression for yourselves. The same activist lawyers, liberal judges, and urban Democrat juries that pick the winners pick you for the losers.

On tips from Ed McAninch and Chris Neilson.

Apr 25 2023

Open Thread

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers. - Charles W. Pickering

Apr 24 2023

Bidens Deploy Lawfare to Silence Marjory Taylor Greene

Considering that lawfare might have been used to knock Tucker Carlson off Fox News, why not deploy it against problematic congressional representatives?

Attorney Abbe Lowell sent letters asking the Treasury Department’s inspector general to investigate how former Donald Trump loyalists obtained reports of Biden’s alleged “suspicious activity” and seeking a congressional ethics review of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s public attacks against President Joe Biden’s family, reported Politico’s Playbook.

Abbe Lowell serves as the attorney for the skeevy degenerate Hunter Biden, who in turn apparently serves as the primary bagman for Joe Biden’s influence peddling enterprise.

MTG isn’t the only target:

Lowell also wrote that former Trump White House official Garrett Ziegler did not have a First Amendment defense for obtaining and publishing confidential Treasury Department records regarding the president’s son, and he said those actions may have violated the Bank Secrecy Act.

If the lawfare strategy is successful, you can be sure Joe Biden will double down on his stated plan to use it to render the Second Amendment moot.

On a tip from Bluto.

Apr 24 2023

Tucker Carlson Gone From Fox News

I used to reassure myself that the USA must still be a more or less free country so long as Tucker Carlson is on the air. So much for that:

Fox News said Monday that it has “agreed to part ways” with its popular primetime anchor, Tucker Carlson.

Carlson, who hosted “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on weekdays at 8 pm, broadcast his final show on April 21, Fox News said.

It wasn’t because Tucker had low ratings:

Last year, “Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 3.32 million viewers, nabbing the biggest audience in cable news with among viewers aged 25 to 54, a coveted demographic among advertisers.

Biden has supported a plan to use lawsuits to circumvent the Second Amendment by suing gunmakers and retailers out of business. The strategy may have proven useful against the First Amendment too:

The announcement comes days after Fox News’ parent company settled Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuit for $787.5 million.

Whatever is going on behind the scenes, now my only assurance is that they haven’t come door to door collecting guns yet.

On tips from Chris Neilson and Chuck A.

Feb 23 2023

Kyle Rittenhouse Persecution Continues

Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty in a court of law after defending his life from sociopathic scum that was rioting in the name of Black Lives Matter and trying to kill him. But it’s not over. Until the liberal establishment gets its way, nothing is ever over. Never mind double jeopardy; now the sociopathic scum is suing him:

Gaige Grosskreutz, who testified that he pointed a firearm at Rittenhouse before the then-teenager shot Grosskreutz and two others, is seeking economic losses, “damages for emotional distress, humiliation, loss of enjoyment of life, and other pain and suffering on all claims,” and punitive damages.

Rittenhouse saved his own life by wounding Grosskreutz (who has a lengthy arrest record) during a riot in Kenosha in 2020 (or as liberals might call it, Year 1 of Our Lord George Floyd).

Rittenhouse told Fox News Digital that he is ready to “prove my innocence again” in the suit, but he said it will come with a hefty price tag.

Why should he have to prove it again? Grosskreutz should be escorted out of the courtroom by the scruff of the neck and helped down the steps with a firm kick in the pants.

When liberals tried to railroad Rittenhouse on homicide charges for shooting Grosskreutz’s fellow leftist lowlifes Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber after they tried to kill him for defending local businesses,

Grosskreutz testified that he was pointing his own pistol at Rittenhouse before the then-17-year-old shot Grosskreutz in the arm.

Thanks, moonbat; that’s all we need to hear from you.

Because Rittenhouse has limited funds to loot, Grosskreutz is also suing the city of Kenosha, Kenosha County, five other neighboring counties, police officers, and public officials. Imagine this punk getting rich as a result of taking part in a riot and threatening someone’s life. All liberals need is an ideologically correct judge and/or jury to get social justice in place of justice.

For now, they will stay on Rittenhouse like a swarm of wasps, the process serving as punishment.

Note he is raising money to pay lawyers using GiveSendGo, not GoFundMe, which canceled him for exercising a fundamental human right in defiance of leftists.

On a tip from Occam’s Stubble.

Dec 23 2022

Eat Your Way to Preference

The preferred are an exclusive club. To be black is a fortunate accident of birth; racial imposters run the risk of exposure. Not everyone has the sort of self-image that allows them to publicly declare themselves to be sexual deviants. However, it is possible to eat your way to special status, now that the obese qualify as oppressed.

Brazilian plus-sized model and social media influencer Juliana Nehme managed to acquire free and likely much needed psychiatric care, thanks to woke judge Renata Martins de Carvalho:

Nehme, 38, claimed earlier this year that she was stopped from boarding a Qatar Airways flight because she was too large and accused the middle eastern airline of discriminating against her due to her size.

The airline oppressed her by not designing the seats large enough to contain her gargantuan body except in first class, which she didn’t feel like paying for.

Now a court in Sao Paulo has ordered Qatar Airways to pay for psychotherapy for Juliana so she can come to terms with the distress caused by the incident. …

The treatment must consist ‘of a weekly therapy session worth BRL 400 (£63) [$76] for a period of at least one year, totalling BRL 19,200 (£3,000) [US$3,618], to be deposited in the plaintiff’s bank account’.

No doubt this is a drop in the bucket compared to what the airline had to pay lawyers. Let that be a lesson to bigots who indulge in fatphobia.

Speaking of lawyers,

The influencer’s lawyer, Eduardo Barbosa, described the ruling as ‘a milestone in the fight against prejudice’.

It was also a milestone in the monetization of moonbattery through jackpot justice, which will make an increasing number of lawyers rich. They will eat as well as Juliana Nehme as the world succumbs to liberalism.

As for the losing side:

Qatar Airways said in a statement: ‘Qatar Airways treats all passengers with respect and dignity and in line with industry practices and similar to most airlines, anyone who impedes upon the space of a fellow traveller and cannot secure their seatbelt or lower their armrests may be required to purchase an additional seat both as a safety precaution and for the comfort and safety of all passengers.

‘The passenger in question at Beirut Airport was initially extremely rude and aggressive to check-in staff when one of her travelling party did not produce required PCR documentation for entry to Brazil.

‘As a result, airport security was requested to intervene as staff and passengers were extremely concerned with her behaviour.’

Qatar Airways was named the world’s best airline at the 2022 Skytrax World Airline Awards — for a record seventh time.

These fatphobes have been overruled.

On a tip from Anonymous.

Dec 14 2022

Lawsuit Over Punishment for Not Kneeling to BLM

A library Christmas tree ban reversed after a woke grinch vented her spleen isn’t the only happy news recently. Sanity has also been restored at Virginia Tech. A patriotic young lady was punished by her soccer coach for refusing to kneel in obeisance to Black Lives Matter hooligans as they looted and vandalized her country to advance their leftist ideology. But now:

A federal judge has decided that a former Virginia Tech women’s soccer player can legally sue the team’s coach for benching her after she declined to kneel in a social justice protest. Judge Thomas Cullen for the Western District of Virginia found on December 2 that Kiersten Hening’s First Amendment rights may have been infringed by Coach Charles “Chugger” Adair for declining to participate in the demonstration at the peak of the Black Lives Matter movement.

For refusing to kneel, she was not only benched but subjected to verbal abuse from Coach Chugger. According to her lawsuit,

“Adair’s tirade was so extreme, so personally directed at Hening, and so disconnected from the game itself, that her teammates approached her afterward to comfort her and express their shock.”

Her suit asks for damages and for Adair to “undergo First Amendment training.”

It isn’t easy to stand for what’s right against liberal bullies. Kudos to Miss Hening for her courage. Best of luck to her in the trial.

On a tip from Lyle.

Dec 03 2022

Why You Should Only Riot on Behalf of Your Rulers

When taking part in a violent mob, make sure to riot on behalf of the liberal establishment. That way, you are likely to avoid punishment. You may even be richly rewarded:

A federal court Wednesday approved Minneapolis, Minnesota’s agreement to pay 12 protesters a combined $600,000 for injuries sustained during 2020 demonstrations over George Floyd’s murder [sic].

That comes to $50,000 apiece, in addition to whatever wealth they acquired by looting.

Biden’s IRS has yet to issue a statement on whether BLM/Antifa thugs can deduct the bricks they throw through windows and the gasoline they use to set neighborhoods on fire as business expenses.

The agreement settled a lawsuit brought by American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU-MN) on the protesters’ behalf, and bars Minneapolis from arresting or using physical force including chemical agents [e.g., tear gas] against people demonstrating legally, according to a Wednesday ACLU-MN press release.

Anything to tie the hands of local law enforcement. You never know when the Powers That Be will find it strategically advantageous to seize on an insignificant event like a career criminal’s fentanyl overdose to ignite another wave of devastating riots.

In contrast, those whose unruly behavior is in opposition to the ruling class will be punished severely.

On tips from R F and ABC of the ANC.

Aug 25 2022

Taxpayers Owe Kobe Bryant’s Rich Widow $16 Million

Just because you are a zillionaire with no need for the money is no reason not to exploit our deranged legal system to loot taxpayers for some jackpot justice:

A federal jury found Wednesday that Los Angeles County must pay Kobe Bryant’s widow $16 million for emotional distress caused by deputies and firefighters sharing photos of the bodies of the NBA star and his daughter taken at the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed them.

The rich lady is offended because some first responders looked at some pictures. Consequently, everyone who pays taxes in LA County owes her money.

The courts are run by lunatics and shame no longer exists, so what’s to stop Vanessa Bryant from cashing in big on her “emotional distress”?

County attorney J. Mira Hashmall … emphasized that the photos had never appeared publicly, and had never even been seen by the plaintiffs. She said that meant that Sheriff Alex Villanueva and other officials had taken decisive and effective action when they ordered those who had the photos to delete them.

How and whether Vanessa Bryant was harmed by the pictures are unclear. The apparent purpose of the looting spree was not so much to compensate her for her supposed injury as for jurors to express what loyal fans they are of Kobe Bryant.

The jury returned its verdict on Kobe Bryant Day, which is celebrated on Aug. 24 because it uses both of his jersey numbers — 8 and 24 — and is the day after his birthday. Tuesday would have been Kobe’s 44th birthday.

Think how many hours you would have to work at your job — or rather, how many lifetimes — to earn as much as Vanessa Bryant gets from being married to a dead sports star and proclaiming herself to be upset.

Work doesn’t pay. Posing as a victim pays. That’s why we see ever less of the former and ever more of the latter.

Vanessa Bryant cried quietly as [the verdict] was read.

She might spare one of her lucrative tears for taxpayers.

On tips from Wiggins and Feet2Fire.


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